pyrology

pyrology

(paɪˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(General Physics) rare the study of fire or heat, esp the branch of chemistry concerned with the use and properties of fire

pyrology

the study of fire and heat, especially with regard to chemical analysis.
See also: Physics
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William Alexander Ross, the author of many books about the blowpipe and "pyrology," was a military officer and seemed to have had strong nationalistic feelings.